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  • Kadealo, African Billionaires

African Billionaires – Meet the people shaping the continent

By |2020-06-04T20:40:43+00:00June 1st, 2020|

In Africa, the land so often proclaimed as “the forgotten continent”, a pseudonym referring to the general lack of knowledge about it from people who live in the “West”, a surprise to many people would be the number of African billionaires now emerging in the continent: a testament to the economic boom many African countries are currently experiencing. As of 2016, the number of billionaires stood at 24 across the continent. This article will take a look at the top 10 Billionaires from across Africa, based on their philanthropy, involvement in politics, and controversy as much as their wealth.  Courtesy of SDG [...]

  • Kadealo, African Music

African Music: A musical journey through the African continent

By |2020-06-05T09:09:54+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Africa is abundant in music festivals offering great experiences in both cultural tones unique to the magnificent continent and its countries, as well as gatherings of people enjoying worldwide music and its rhythms. Planning a trip to the continent around these African music festivals is sure to be an unforgettable journey, and we have the top 10 music festivals to experience. Courtesy of busaramusic.org African Music: SAUTI ZA BURSARA Set in the lovely historic Stone Town in Zanzibar, this festival sets to bring together around 400 artists and musicians. An array of live original Tanzanian musical styles and Swahili [...]

  • Kadealo, African Music Albums

African music: 10 classic albums to get you started

By |2020-06-01T17:18:39+00:00May 24th, 2020|

It comes as no surprise that there would be a whole host of musical tastes and talents to come from within the African continent. Home to numerous tribal groups, cultures, and traditions – all of which have their own take on traditional African music and tunes makes for extremely varied and diverse listening. Of course, some of the more recent groups and singers have additionally taken some inspiration from famous voices of the west, and have added their unique African sounds to it. Here we talk about ten African music albums and their creators to get you started listening to some great sounds from [...]

  • Kadealo, Music Festivals in Africa

Top 10 Music Festivals in Africa You Need to See

By |2020-05-27T16:01:13+00:00May 7th, 2020|

Africa is home to hundreds, possibly thousands of annual music festivals, and virtually every style of music is covered from contemporary African beats to traditional and tribal Africa rhythms and even festivals that have musicians, DJs, and bands from all over the world playing. And more and more keep popping up each year. Whatever your taste in music, there is bound to be at least one music festival in Africa to appeal to you. Here this article will select a 'Top 10'; not necessarily the top 10 best music festivals, as everyone's tastes are obviously different from person to person, but a top 10 [...]

  • Kadealo, African Warriors, African Leaders

Great African Leaders and Warriors

By |2020-05-15T08:11:38+00:00May 3rd, 2020|

When thinking of African leaders, most people may think of the Zulu tribal fighters of centuries past taking on colonial powers such as the British. While this is true, it's only one very small aspect of the concept of warriors in African history, which is wide and diverse when it comes to various warriors of a different caliber. Some were known for leading fierce battles for independence, while others were known for their fantastic skills on the battlefield. Here we look at the top ten greatest African Warriors from throughout the history of this great continent. Courtesy of Comic Repblic/dw.com African [...]

  • Kadealo, African TV shows, comedy and drama

African TV Shows and Comedy to Watch

By |2020-05-15T11:15:38+00:00April 28th, 2020|

Many people would probably react to this title with a question: So, why should I watch African TV shows? Well, for one thing, it's always interesting to watch films about countries you are planning to visit because you can often learn a lot about their culture through these before your visit. But even if you aren't necessarily planning to visit Africa in the near future, you'd be surprised at both the variety and quality entertainment coming out of Africa. And in today's globalized world of high-speed internet streaming, where it's getting easier to find TV shows from across the globe, why not give African [...]

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